A close-up of the memorial buidling up in front of the Union Buildings.
Visitors stood in the queue for up to three hours waiting to view the body.
Visitors carried momentos of their beloved Nelson Mandela.
Security was understandably tight at the Union Buildings today.
A wider view of the floral tributes left outside the Union Buildings.
A group of children salute their hero.
Mourners came from across South Africa to bid their final farewells to national hero and first Black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. His remains will lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria till Friday.